Dee Shall was born in New Orleans and has lived in Metairie for over 40 years. She is the loving mother of four daughters and the grandmother of four grandsons. Before coming to JCFA, she worked with the former NBA Hall-of-Famer, Bob Pettit. After retiring to raise her family, Dee returned to work when her youngest daughter entered college. Dee managed the service department at LAS Enterprises and eventually became an employee of the Chamber of Commerce. It was there that she met Millie Harris. When the charter for JCFA – East was approved, Dee saw an opportunity to do what she had always enjoyed doing which was working with children. Dee joined the staff of JCFA in 2013, where she serves as the Office and Attendance Manager.